National / International News

Security Tightens For Second Boston Marathon Since The Bombing

NPR News - 3 hours 55 min ago

The Boston Marathon bombing two years ago changed how organizers run the annual race. Despite stepped-up security, 1 million fans will be cheering on runners from the sidelines on Monday.

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Nepal Diverts Climbing Fees To Sherpa Welfare Fund

NPR News - 3 hours 55 min ago

One year ago, 16 Nepalis guiding climbers up Mount Everest were swept away by a hanging glacier that had peeled off the mountain. It was the worst single accident in the history of Everest.

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Hundreds Missing As Migrant Boat Sinks Off Libya

NPR News - 3 hours 55 min ago

A major rescue operation is underway in the Mediterranean Sea after a migrant ship carrying as many as 700 people capsized Sunday. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks to the U.N.'s Adrian Edwards in Geneva.

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Remembering The Day The Murrah Building Was Bombed

NPR News - 3 hours 55 min ago

Twenty years after the bombing in Oklahoma City, the U.S. views security and privacy in a very different way. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks to correspondent Dina Temple-Raston about the changes.

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Candidates And Candidates-To-Be Woo New Hampshire's GOP

NPR News - 3 hours 55 min ago

Republican candidates — those who've already declared and those who have yet to — gathered in New Hampshire this weekend to speak to their party. Whose messages resonated? And whose did not?

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VW Camper Van Gets An Electric Makeover

NPR News - 3 hours 55 min ago

Talk about a time warp! The iconic VW camper is getting a modern reboot. This time, it's electric.

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Greece Risks Losing Future Bailout Funds

NPR News - 3 hours 55 min ago

The question of what to do about Greece if it defaults on its debts is a topic at World Bank and IMF meetings in Washington this week.

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U.S. And Saudis Place Sanctions On Pakistani Charity

NPR News - 3 hours 55 min ago

The U.S. and Saudi Arabia are imposing sanctions on a Pakistan-based charity thought to be funneling money to terror groups. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Daniel Glaser at the Treasury Department.

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Candidates And Candidates-To-Be Woo New Hampshire's GOP

NPR News - 3 hours 55 min ago

Republican candidates — those who've already declared and those who have yet to — gathered in New Hampshire this weekend to speak to their party. Whose messages resonated? And whose did not?

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McCoy wife wants him 'in one piece'

BBC - 3 hours 57 min ago
AP McCoy's wife says she would "trade every winner" of his career to get the 19-time champion jockey "out in one piece".

Ringo Starr inducted to Hall of Fame

BBC - 4 hours 16 min ago
Former Beatles drummer Ringo Starr is joined by Sir Paul McCartney as he is inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

See Priya Cook: Gender Bias Pervades Textbooks Worldwide

NPR News - 4 hours 37 min ago

In almost every corner of the world, women are either completely written out of school books, or they're portrayed in stereotypical, subservient roles, a report says. What will it take to fix this?

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Victim's daughter killed by train

BBC - 4 hours 39 min ago
The 16-year-old daughter of a woman killed in an alleged attack two months ago dies after being hit by a train.

Police appeal to 'Syria-bound' family

BBC - 4 hours 44 min ago
A family of six who have been reported missing may be travelling to a part of Syria controlled by Islamic State militants, police say.

China cuts bank reserve requirements

BBC - 4 hours 46 min ago
China's Central Bank is to cut its bank reserve requirement ratio by one percentage point, as it aims to stimulate a cooling economy.

VIDEO: Cameron and Sturgeon on UK's future

BBC - 4 hours 50 min ago
Prime Minister David Cameron and SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon speak to Andrew Marr about the future of the United Kingdom.

SNP reject Tory and Labour attacks

BBC - 4 hours 51 min ago
Nicola Sturgeon rejects David Cameron's claim her party would seek to "break up our country" at Westminster - and Labour says the Tories and SNP are "in bed with each other".

Pellegrini fears axe for fifth place

BBC - 4 hours 54 min ago
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini says he could be sacked if his team fail to finish in the top four.

Man found dead after house fire

BBC - 5 hours 10 min ago
A man has been found dead by firefighters who were tackling a blaze at a house in Peterhead.

VIDEO: Cameron on foxhunting and fishing

BBC - 5 hours 18 min ago
Prime Minister David Cameron has said that he has not been foxhunting for "years" after being asked if it was his favourite sport.

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